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're confident that both history and the law will be on their side. telling us today they feel a ruling is not only critical for same-sex couples looking for equal rights, but also for the next generation. >> they don't have to worry about being second-class citizens growing up. >>> also today, a group of influential doctors endorsed same-sex marriage. the american academy of pediatrics said it's in the best interests of children offering children long-term security, rights and benefits. the doctors made the declaration after four years of analysis and research. >>> the 20-year-old woman who said she was a rape victim last month at uc santa cruz has been officially charged with making a false report. she reported she was beaten and raped on campus in a mid afternoon attack. they stepped up police patrols, public meetings and an 11-day investigation. triplet had bruises on her body that day but investigators haven't discovered how she got them. >>> two oakland city council members, they say, illegally interfered with the bidding process of a major construction contract. they accuse them
a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meantime postal officials have attended the conference to generate new business despite paying millions of dollars to attend. >> but it must say important. >> speaking in front of hundreds of postal vendors, postmaster general patrick donahoe is looking toward technology to lead the postal service in the future. >> we think there is still plenty of growth opportunities because it's the most direct
, medicine, or any ethical code that i know of or the bible, for that matter for our criminal law tdistinguishing between those wo have alcohol and tobacco and people who put other substances in their body. there is no legitimate basis for distinguishing between the alcoholic on the one hand under criminal law and between the drug addict on the other. that is first. the second ethical point is i hope most of you agree with this. i do not believe that anybody should be punished simply for what we put into our own bodies absent harm to others. nobody deserves to be punished for what we put in our bodies absent harm to others. hurt somebody, yes and not tell me your addiction was the excuse. we need to be regarded as sovereign over our minds and bodies. the criminal law should not be treating anyone as a criminal for what we put in here. when one is trying to pursue a particular public health or public safety objective, reducing the harm of drugs or whatever it might be. and when you have powerful evidence that a non-course of system can accomplish that public safety health objective
that protesters have been harassing anyone going into the clinic. the group doesn't believe it's breaking any laws by setting up just outside of the clinic's entrance. there's already a law that requires protesters to stay at least eight feet away from anyone's clients or workers entering a clinic. the group called 40 days for life is a nationwide anti-abortion group but san francisco supervisor david campos says that law, the current law, is not being enforced. >> the effort here is to really strike the right balance between the rights that people have to express themselves and the right balance of people, the right they have to access health care including reproductive health. >> we're not going away. anything that saves lives, saves babies is obviously bad for business because planned parenthood is the big baby killing business so we're here to save lives. >> so instead of current eight-foot rule, campos will introduce legislation to create a 25-foot buffer zone around the planned parenthood facility. >>> the oakland police department is rolling out a new way to fight crime. the department's ch
. the woman's sun in law came out of the -- son-in-law came out of the house to try to help her and one of the suspects shot and killed him. they drove off in a dark colored sedan. a long-time neighbor says she's never seen violence there. >> bikes, strollers, babies, dogs. >> surprised to hear this. >> sad, sad for the family. >> the 33-year-old victim lived in alameda and his name has not yet been released. this is that city's second homicide of the year. >>> it is a story we've been following for months. oakland's ongoing battle with crime and the efforts to make the city safer. we have good news on crime stats and how citizens are stepping up to help police. >> reporter: oakland police chief says he's doing the best he has with what he has. one new tool is more officers out on the street. another is embedded in the neighborhood. inside this church, oakland's mayor addressed 75 people in an open forum about crime this morning. police chief howard jordan says his department has seen a shift in east oakland. shootings dropped nearly 30%, homicides but 42%. he pointed to the arrests thr
played a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meantime postal officials have attended the conference to generate new business despite paying millions of dollars to attend. >> but it must say important. >> speaking in front of hundreds of postal vendors, postmaster general patrick donahoe is looking toward technology to lead the postal service in the future. >> we think there is still plenty of growth opportunities because it's the most direct way to reach a customers eye
to the aid of his mother-in-law during an attack near regatta way. a woman was unloading her car when she was approached by one ever two suspects who tried to rob her. police say the woman's son-in-law came out to help and he was shot. >> baby strollers, dogs, just a place you want to live in. >> reporter: surprised to hear they? >> very surprised and i'm sad for the family. >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim lived in alameda. his name has not yet been released. this san leandro's first homicide of the year. >>> a san josi man wanting in the stack death of his ex- girlfriend may be on the run to mexico. juan ram raze stabbed cruzes-gonsalez near downtown san josi. the suspect managed to evade a door-to-door search. investigators say ramirez may be driving a dark green 196 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one. >>> san francisco firefighters say an early morning fire at a downtown restaurant may have been deliberately set. crews got to the 7 pleasures california grill on commercial street at 2:15 this morning. thick smoke rose into the buildings above and investigators are trying to
talking on the cell phones and tempting. traffic officers from law enforcement agencies throughout san mateo county are taking part. officers issued more than 200 citations during a similar crackdown early this year. >> it appears many of us are willing to pay for a faster commute. revenue from bay area toll lanes are higher than projected. they allow solo drivers to pay a fee and jump if lanes normally reserved for car poolers. our media partner reports that toll lane revenue on highway 237 is more than 50 percent above projection. the toll users save 5 minutes to 20 minutes compared to other drivers. southbound interstate 680 is bringing up more toll revenue than expected at 33 percent higher on the sue -- sunol grid. time is money, as they say. >> indeed. this morning, time -- you will need extra to get to work. >> is that right, mike? >> from sheas to sausalito we have light rain. this is moving to the east. american canyon, napa, sonoma, you will get wet again. you can see this crosses over into san francisco right along near at&t park and headed down to the south and over near oa
. >> five bay area police departments will join law enforcement agencies around the world in a first ever 24-hour police tweet athon. the police departments are participating with 160 agencies worldwide to create awareness of police work and the issues that the officers face. they want to promote the use of social media by law enforcement and will tweet various service calls throughout the day starting at 8:00 a.m. agencies will use the say hashtag "plopwt." a preschooler teacher accused of trying to drug toddlers in her care is charged with ten misdemeanor counts of child endangerment. a fellow teacher in morgan hill saw her putting the over-the-counter sleep aid into sippy cups. she supervisorred map -- nap time for children one to two. >> the woman who died about being raped on santa cruz campus will face charges. the student told investigators she was searching for banana slugs along a campus trail and was beaten and assaulted. a campus alert was throughed and a sketch of a suspect was released but she admitted the truth a few days later. >> activists are going to undress when they stage
co-exist in the law. >> reporter: since being named archbishop of san francisco, he has faced criticism when he speaks out on gay marriage. the most recent is when he told the catholic newspaper that legalizing same-sex marriage is akin to legalizing male breast-feeding. >> what i'm trying to demonstrate is that it's something that exists in nature. and it would be legislating something that's contrary to nature. >> reporter: he chairs a committee of american bishops dedicated to traditional marriage. he thinks that gay people can be made straight and legalizing gay marriage could lead to polygamy. >> if you don't need a man and a woman, why only two? what is the basis for only two? >> reporter: he knows gay individuals but doesn't personally know any gay couples such as the plaintiffs before the supreme court who have four children. >> there should be a permanent legal solution to this problem. >> reporter: they say the case is not just about their rights a as couple but as their family. >> it's important for children to grow up feeling they have the same protections and are
and bike riders. highway patrol officers say gone up. they will target motorcyclists breaking traffic laws on the sunday morning ride. they will also look for bicyclists who don't stop at stop signs or let drivers pass. >>> this upcoming week holds two major traffic changes for bay area commuters. first one is on the peninsula. after seven years and if more than $400 million a project helped to protect san mateo drivers is almost open to traffic. tomorrow people plan to father at devils slide to celebrate two new tunnels between pacifica and month terra that will let drivers bypass an area that is known for mud and rock slides and on tuesday it will open to the public. it's the first highway tunnel bill in california for more than 50 years. the other big thing this week is that right there. that is the golden gate bridge. for drivers this means four new ways of paying the tolls. the first and the easiest option is fast track. there is also pay as you go. that option requires you to set up an account with your license plate and credit card numbers. the third option is to make a one-time pay
hearing is set for april 18th. >>> two long-term and well-own attorneys are accused of breaking the law. brooks and reid illegally interfered with the bidding process on a major construction contract. t turner's vice president has close ties with brooks and read and lost out on the contract after the city administrator ordered a competitive bidding process, both deny any wrongdoing. >>> and started this morning, continuing at this hour, the bay area is getting a taste of march madness, san jose is the place to be tonight. the pavilion hosting eight teams, syracuse, oregon, among the schools. this is the 75th anniversary of the ncaa tournament and the fifth time that san jose has been a host. there is one team you can see the colors here, didn't have to travel too far, the cal bears were assigned to san jose, essentially a home game. >> we're big basketball fans, i'm a cal alumni, the two together is really cool. >> they're a good team that deserves to be here. they fought real hard all year. i think they will have a good chance to go up the ladder. >> well, we shall see. cal is playing
councilmembers broke the law, and aapproximate busessed their power by abusing city contracts. the auditor shows more than a dozen violations. among other things, it accuses them of icing their power to influential the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. >> the law was broken here. so the report, it was not done out in the open. there was undue influential. >> reporter: the auditor says oakland city charter is clear. councilmembers can only set policy and funds. both brooks and reid deny wrongdoing. we have discovered councilmember larry reid is the center of a second investigation. eric rasmussen obtained a report of a private investigator who looked into the issue. >> reporter: urban recycling solutions incorporated had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base on berma road. civil engineer told us his business partner, and owner of urban recycling paid a long time activist, darrell kerry $1,000 a week to get the city of oakland's cooperation. >> what that was money for? >> just so he can get whatever he wants from the city's approval. >> how
the law, and aapproximate busessed their power by abusing city contracts. the auditor shows more than a dozen violations. among other things, it accuses them of icing their power to influential the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. >> the law was broken here. so the report, it was not done out in the open. there was undue influential. >> reporter: the auditor says oakland city charter is clear. councilmembers can only set policy and funds. both brooks and reid deny wrongdoing. we have discovered councilmember larry reid is the center of a second investigation. eric rasmussen obtained a report of a private investigator who looked into the issue. >> reporter: urban recycling solutions incorporated had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base on berma road. civil engineer told us his business partner, and owner of urban recycling paid a long time activist, darrell kerry $1,000 a week to get the city of oakland's cooperation. >> what that was money for? >> just so he can get whatever he wants from the city's approval. >> how do you thi
is to teach the truths of our faith and the truths of the natural moral law and whatever challenges that entails i embrace with enthusiasm. we can learn to respect each other across differences and even to love one another end quote. >>> one of the most notable men in the gay community and he is also the first of his kind. how he changed the sports world on and off the court. a revealing interview with the president of the golden state warriors. >>> winter may be over but it is still fresh in the mind of wine makers. >>> and public support for gun reform might be picking up steam but democratic leadership has definitely hit a snag. we take a look at whether harry reid and colleagues have broken a promise when it comes to overhauling gun laws. >>> there is a good chance you haven't heard of them but you have heard of the organization he runs. the team president of the warriors is a major player in the world of basketball but his legacy is in the gay community. ehe came out almost two years ago. does he regret it? tonight the interview. >> reporter: what you see in a warriors game isn
. before 9-30 friday night and tried to rob her. moments later. the woman's son-in-law walked out of the front door and tried to intervene. police say one of the suspects then opened fire. shooting the man, who was later pronounced dead at a hospital. the woman was not injured. police have released a vague description of the suspects. two african american's. both adults. a man and possibly a woman. investigators say they left the area in a dark colored sedan. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. new at eleven. kron4 talked to michael demordaunt -- who has lived in that neighborhood for 10 years. he says he was devastated to hear about about happened to the family a few doors down from him. >> i always see them in and out and tending to their lawns and flowers. they seemed to have a very close- knit family always hosting family gatherings. where did this come from? and why? this is ridiculous. >> reporter: you moved into a neighborhood to avoid incidences like this? >> yes we thought that we where safe. because we are looking out for each other everybody watches out for
for a strirkt gun l stricter gun laws was yoko ono. she tweeted out this picture of the bloody glasses john lennon was wearing when he was shot with the statistic that over a million people have been killed by guns in the u.s. since his murder more than 32 years ago. tomorrow marks three years since the legislation was signed into law. the health care legislation. according to congresswoman -- >> did you see this yesterday? sebelius is saying republicans are actually going to help expand medicaid. some governors are making this decision. doesn't john kasich do this in ohio? >> but the house of florida stopped him. >> the governor of florida decided he was going to take the medicaid money but the speaker of the house, who we will try to get on the show because it's an absolutely fascinating, to get him and the president of the senate to come up on the show to talk about it. they decided to actually veto it. >> why? >> because they believe the federal government will pay for it the first couple of years but after that, the cost is dumped on the states. you talk to any governor, democratic or
to the district attorney's office and the f.b.i. to see if a law has, indeed, been broken. if there are charges, they would only be a misdemeanor. that would be enough for the council members to lose their job. we have posted a link to their full report at abc7news.com. >> dan: an alameda county superior court judge accused of stealing millions from 93-year-old widow ed neighbor. paul simon is facing 32 felonies. he was still withdrawing a salary while fighting charges that he took over his neighbor's finances. >> a grenade was discovered and did detonated in golden gate park. >> fire had the hole! >> a man used a metal detector discovered what it was an old military explosive. no wored on whether the degree made was actually live but it is no more and no longer a danger. >> how do you feel about police looking at your private emails without a warrant. right now they can but there is an effort underway in sacramento to change. that nannette miranda explains what state lawmakers are trying to do. >> reporter: if law enforcement wanted to read your letters or other paper correspondence, they have
legislators across the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates investigate growth in food safety cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs of a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare advocates a live on an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee require that anyone collecting evidence of abuse turned over to law enforcement within 24 to 48 hours. which advocates say is not allow enough time to document illegal activity under federal human h handling and food safety laws. >> statwill be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> we are back. 4:14 on the clock. >> just in
. >> that was kris sanchez reporting. >>> he once wrote laws and policies for santa clara county. today the former president of the board of supervisors is on the wrong side of the law. george shirakawa pled guilty to 12 charges including felony regarding public money he reportedly used to feed a gambling addiction. what was his reaction today? >> reporter: given the d.a. said there was a dark cloud over santa clara county shirakawa didn't speak. fierce fighter for the poor and under privileged told the judge he broke the law. 12 times the judge asked former supervisor george shirakawa how he pled and 12 times shirakawa responded guilty. >> it's a very sad day when a supervisor comes in and pleads guilty 12 times. >> reporter: shirakawa blames a gambling addiction and depression for misusing public funds and for lying on campaign documents under penalty of perjury. in exchange the d.a. agreed not to push for the maximum, eight years in state prison. >> we were aware of his addiction and some of his public service and how the community was wronged. we knew he was going to step down right away and w
. guitars will not be sublt to the city's live music zoning laws. the store was forced to cancel a number of performances and group lessons all because of a zoning conflict. but they got the green light. all scheduled shows and classes will go on including a concert benefits st. jude's children's research hot. no alcohol, 80 people per show and no more than six concerts a month. >> protecting planned parenthood. a supervisor wants a 25 foot bumper zone set up to shield women from anti-abortion protesters. there's already a law that requires protesters to stay 80 feet away from the clinic. >> the effort here is to really strike the right balance between the right people have to express themselves and the right balance of the people, the right that they have to access health care, including reprublgtive health. >> planned parent hood is the big baby killing business. so we're here to save lives. >> he says he'll introduce his legislation tomorrow night. >> only on nbc, a 7-year-old girl is getting some serious praise from north bay firefighters tonight. her swift action helped prevent a big
, the allegations are serious. >> there is no justifiable reason to break the law. >> courtney ruby says they've been breaking the law by directing staff to push a $2 million demolition contract at the oakland army base toward turner group construction. >> the hotline that we operate, we've received tips that individuals are concerned of council member interference. >> the report claims of 14 instances of interference. council member brooks violated the charter 12 times. reid, one time. the report says there was one other violation by one of his staff members. >> i don't blame city staff. >> council member reid says the report findings are absolutely crazy. he says if he's guilty of anything, it's making sure the business playing field is level. >> so oakland businesses have an opportunity to bid on contracts when the city put him out for bid. but, in this case, they didn't put it out for bid. they brought it to the rules committee. >> council member brooks responded to me by attacks. she says she didn't get an advanced copy of the report, but based on what she's heard, she denies the allegat
this will be a challenge. other law enforcement agencies helping you out to try to find where this vehicle might be that is responsible? >> we broadcasted to other agencies in the area to be on the look out for vehicles with fresh is traffic damage. >> reporter: we're told body is in the number three lane. only one lane is open. can you give me an estimate when you think all the rest of the lanes will open? >> coroner should be here approximately 4:45. we're wrapping up our measurements so around 5:15 or as soon as possible. >> reporter: thank you for information. we'll continue to be out here monitoring this situation. again, waiting for the coroner to arrive and only the fast lane opened here on 280. reporting live in san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man they say attacked a teenage girl and her mother. that happened when she tried to board a muni bus. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong is in the district with a description of the suspect and what may have provoked the attack. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, pam. th
" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag, poltwt and that is a hashtag they use, poltwt, on twitter you can follow us for news any time at abc7 news abc7news.com rather, abc7 news bay area. >> the cruise ship owned by carnival arrived a few hours ago and it was all supplies in spite of the troubles we heard on other cruises. abc7 news reporter katie marzu
in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag, poltwt and that is a hashtag they use, poltwt, on twitter you can follow us for news any time at abc7 news abc7news.com rather, abc7 news bay area. >> the cruise ship owned by carnival arrived a few hours ago and it was all supplies in spite of the troubles we heard on other cruises. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is live from pier 27. they have a different opinion of carnival?
questions like why now? after months of bluster and blame by liberal media for tougher gun laws, the democrats attempt for an assault weapons ban his a miss. and a political campaigns lacking investigations and real objective reporting. will anything change? . taking a page out of the obama sequester scare play book, a top democratic leader is accused of trying to tie the budget cuts to the deaths of american marines, most in the media missed this as well. a new book out about our fox news chief. what kind of attention do you think that's getting? >> writer and contributor judy miller. cal thomas. jim pinkerton, american conservative magazine and he will enratner, talk radio service. i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. >> i believe that israel is rooted not just in history and tradition, but also in a simple and profound idea. the idea that people deserve to be free in a land of their own. the palestinian people's right to self-determination, their right to justice must be recognized. put yourself in their shoes and look at the world through their eyes. it is not fair
're live in san francisco. abc7 news. >> ama: a man who was trying to help his mother-in-law during an attempted robbery was shot and killed in san leandro. the 33-year-old man was shot in the chest around 9:00 last night. police say the man's mother-in-law wag outside of her home, unloading items from her vehicle, when two people preached her. one suspect shot the man and then sped away in a dark-colored sedan. >>> a statewide manhunt is on for a san jose man wanted in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend. police are looking for juan ramirez. he is accused of the stabbing yesterday afternoon in san jose. investigators released new details today, saying ramirez confronted his former girlfriend, sandra cruz gonsales, in a parking hat and they began to argue. they previously dated and broke up two years ago. police are familiar with the couple. >> gone out, dealt with not only the suspect but the victim to the point where she probably got direction from the police department or the d.a.'s office and filled out a restraining order against the suspect. >> ama: for several hours polic
in san leandro while trying to protect his mother-in-law. two unidentified suspects tried to rob the woman last night. the 33-year-old man was shot after coming out of the house to help. both suspects took off in a dark-colored sedan. >>> the fbi needs your help identifying an east bay bank robbery suspect. they call him the buttoned-down bandit. authorities say he's committed two bank robberies this month. one in pleasanton, one in walnut creek. he's also got an accent. >>> military officials say the gunman and one of the victims involved in a deadly shooting at the marine corps case in quantico, virginia, are from the bay area. the marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and killed himself thursday was a tactics instructor. one of the victims was from oakley. she had been in the marines since december of 2011. the suspected shooter was from pacifica. the other victim was a 23-year-old male from mississippi. all three worked at the marine corps's officer candidate school. the marines have not described the relationship between the three. >>> in a case that could have wide
, sunny skies. tiverton the upper 60s laws seventies. >> it will feel like spring. >> 716 years traffic george. >> not looking at any hot spots. moderate condition that the bay bridge 16-18 minute drive times coming out the macarthur mmaize. less than that for the and th limitre and it's a prnimitz >> looking at the drive times and the traffic maps here 22 minutes from hercules to berkeley. for the easter freeway some slower traffic into walnut creek 680 southbound. south bay we mentioned the heavy traffic at the guadalupe parkway already on 101 northbound. >> this drive time out of the coyote valley 24 minutes up to the montague expressway. >> the north bay ride not bad. the drive time around 32 minutes from the bottnavato the golden gate bridge. ems on bart, caltran, h train three and five are on time. the muni metro is not reporting any problems that james. >> thank you george. it is 719 world headlines. catholics from the world over the weekend to see and hear them pope . >> here is video. more th20,000 more than 200,000 people packed st. peter's square on sunday. pope francis greet
to the cabin where he up. law- enforcement officers from all agencies involved in the week-long manhunt will read reports, listen to tapes, and come to a consensus by april. dorner was wanted for killing four people including two police officers. >> nearly 100 days after the school massacre that put a gun control back in the spotlight, the sandy hook advisory committee meets to discuss violence prevention measures today. vice president joe biden was a new york speaking with the mayor michael bloomberg with the families of the december school massacre is sandy hook elementary. both men also talked about the importance of having a strong background check system for all gun sales. if the parents of a grace mcdonnell one of the sandy hook students that were skilled, hope that their grief will motivate the lawmakers. >> the nra has bottled to fight the bill that is set forth by senate majority leader harry reid. the nra also filed a federal suit their stake disputing the constitutionality of governor andrew cuomos safe act. the safe act is sweeping gun control bill cuomo signed into law in
is that law enforcement is not standing alone. >> reverend george cummings joins the chief on calling meetings with gang leaders urging them to stop the violence. 38 new police officers have just joined the force. part of the first police academy graduation in four years. >>> lowe's is being accused of discrimination in san francisco. they opened a store on bay shore boulevard in 2010. the chronicle is reporting six current and former employees are filed a lawsuit in superior court. they sailors hired minority employees to agree with the city to allow the store to be built. they say management fired employees once the store opened. lowe's declined comment but insisted it's in full compliance with city regulations and agreements. >>> a mock plane crash in the bay area helped dogs sharpen their search and rescue skills. they built this training facility. this is the shell ridge open space area in walnut creek. now the dogs were sent out in search of pretend plane crash victims that were equipped with everything from fake flood. the goal is to trai
it personally and as a matter of policy and law, embedded in a broader effort to advance equality and opportunity for lgbt americans and for all americans." >> catherine: that of course, is former secretary of state hillary clinton. she's in a video produced by the gay rights advocacy group 'human rights campaign.' her public backing comes as the supreme court prepares to tackle the issue. arguments are set to begin next week, with a ruling by late june. new tonight. too old, too white and too insular to win. that's what an internal review by the republican party found -- about itself. now major changes could be on the way for the gop. tory dunnan has more on the harsh new report. >> reporter: the republican reboot is underway. >> as it makes clear, there's no one reason we lost. our message was weak; our ground game was insufficient; we weren't inclusive >> reporter: after a tough 2012 presidential loss and a senate seat reduction, the republican national committee released findings from its "autopsy" report. reaching out to more than 50-thousand people to look back and figure ou
21st. that doesn't happen. here's your trivia for today. the last time law makers got the budget done on time was 1994 and only reason it happened that year i remember well. democrats got all their work done and out of town fast. they were worried about losing in the elections. didn't matter. the vote is going on right now to finish up the budget for this year. that should be approved. it embraces those automatic budget cuts. but it does give the military, the boarder patrol, the fbi, nasa and a few other agencies a bit more wiggle room and move money around within their budget. that's just about to get approved. it was voted on and approved last night. >> so those are some of the winners getting the wiggle room. what about the losers? there's problems apparently for the faa. >> reporter: yeah, the faa, there was an effort to amend the bill, this budget bill to move money around within the faa budget so over 200 different air traffic control towers at smaller airports would not have to be shut down as soon as april the 7th. for whatever reason it was never really delineated and explai
of an apparent self- inflicted gunshot wound by law enforcement at the scene. two other victims at male and a female active- duty marines were pronounced dead at the scene. the three marines involved int personnel assigned to officers candidate school. all of the candidates in the school or accounted for in safe. all of the other from a personnel as well with the officers can this school are well accounted for. >> the identities of the victims themselves will be withheld for the next 24 hours or until the primary next of kin have been notified. >> at 10:30 p.m. a 911 call was received by the marshals office. within five minutes of notification authorities were on the seat. authorities did not report hearing any shot or firing a shot. by 11:00 p.m. quantico security had been heightened and the mass notification via the giant voiced notification system began to pass instructions to base residents and employees. >> again, listening to a live press conference at a parts of virginia. there was a standoff that happened last night around 11:00 at the marine base. a spokesperson sang a gunman s
. the assembly woman says the legislation is needed to shore up gaps in the country law. last year, former san jose principal was convicted of failing to report suspected child abuse. one of the bills requires districts to make clear that teachers report this as part of responsibility and administrators must review the policies and allow 9 school districts to remove immediately teachers wered is of child abuse and dismiss them at any point. >> another marine has died from a mortar shell explosion in nevada desert. mourners held a visible ill last -- vigil last night to honor the marines killed in a training exercise. six are in a reno hospital, from camp lejeune, north carolina, training for night warfare. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether it occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, or camp lejeune. ought marine corps has suspended the use of the mortars until the investigation is finished. the defense department will release the names and hometowns of the fallen marines today. >> new information in monday night's fatal shooting a car theft suspect by san jose plus. the officer who fire
to include restaurants. officials say the goal of the law here is to keep plastic bags off of beaches to prevent polluting month ray bay. >>> governor jerry brown says he's come up with one way for courts to justify set budget cuts. california courts would charge $10 for each public record search. resulting in fewer courtrooms in use an higher fees. opponents say that such a move would restrict access to files the public has a right to view. >>> the u.s. senate passed a spending bill that will keep the government open through the end of september. it locks in $85 billion in spending cuts from the recent sequester. those will mean furloughs and cut backs. the measure goes to the house which is expected to approve it tomorrow then send it to president obama to prevent a government shutdown next week. >>> a bay area boy scout council has become the first in the country to call for the boy scouts to drop its policy banning openly gay adults and youth. a recent survey conducted by the council found that 65% of respondents wanted current membership policy changed and 81% of the council's ac
. before 9-30 fiday night and tried to rob her. moments later. the woman's son-in-law walked out of the front door and tried to intervene. police say one of the suspects then opened fire. shooting the man, who was later pronounced dead at a hospital. the woman was not injured. police have released a vague description of the suspects.two african american's. both adults. a man and possibly a woman. investigators say they left the area in a dark colored sedan. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> kron4 talked to a ten year resident of that neighborhood. he says he was devastated to learn about happened to the family just a few doors away. was not, one and monte ave coleslaw are serious scenes real close as 10. kuala sentence family get- togethers. it's so sad i cannot believe that what happened. where did this come from. how did this all this happening?. why. it felt like we are very safe here. all the neighbors look out for each other and if anything happens to everyone watches out for each other. i cannot believe that this happened. >> the victim lived in alameda, b
includes the repeal of the president's health care law. tomorrow marks three years since the legislation was signed into law. according to michelle bachmann, failing to do away with it will have dead lly consequences. >> the american people, especially vulnerable women, vulnerable children, vulnerable senior citizens now get to pay more and they get less. that's why we're here. because we're saying let's repeal this failure before it literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens. let's not do that. let's love people. let's care about people. let's repeal it now while we can. >> standing room only. put a couple seat fillers behind those people when they speak. >>> health insurers are warning that premiums could go up for businesses and individuals and in some cases by 116%. the obama administration says generally the cost of premiums should go down once many customers receive government subsidies. >>> now to business where cyprus is given until monday by the european central bank to agree to a new bailout term to stabilize the nation's banks. the deadline has lawmakers scra
up then. law enforcement officers from all agencies involved in the week-long manhunt will read reports, listen to tapes, and come to a consensus by mid april. dorner was wanted for killing four people including two police officers. >> nearly 100 days after the school massacre that put a gun control back in the spotlight, the sandy hook advisory committee meets to discuss violence prevention measures today. vice- president joe biden and new york city mayor michael boone were met with the families of the december school massacre in sandy hook elementary. both men also talked about the importance of having a stronger background check system for all gun sales. the nra has filed suit fight the bill that is set for the by the senate majority leader harry reid. the nra also filed a federal suit thirsted disputing the constitutionality of the governor andrew cuomo's safe act. the said act is a sweeping gun control bill that cuomo signed into law in january. >> thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. the house voted yesterday to keep the
to my knowledge." sergeant jon laws insists that the upd is doing its best to inform and protect students from potential threats. "so we put out these safety alerts so that students will be aware of their surroundings, will be aware that there was an attempted robbery in clark hall on the second floor and that they can take the appropriate steps to make themselves safer." laws is confident that the upd will progress both in campus safety and the attempted clark hall robbery." "our officers are actively patrolling twenty four hours a day we are focused on making sure that if we can contact and stop this violator that we do so."" san jose state university president mohammand qayoumi is now a member of the homeland security academic advisory council. homeland security secretary janet napolitano announced the appointment this week. qayoumi will advise homeland security on issues of student and recent graduate recruitment , international students and campus resilience. the s-j-s-u president is also spearheading plans for the the nation's first university based cybersecurity center. st
, but we're relying on everyone, not just law enforcement. >> some of the drivers who stopped to help had to be comforted by the chp because they were traumatized by the scene. police have no leads. they've asked people to come forward with the information. if you know anything, please call this number. it's too early to know who the deceased is, what the age of the person was, and what they were doing on the freeway. we know there was some possibly homeless encampments around here. not sure if this peshwas homeless. that's just pure speculation. cal tran is here. they're waiting for more crews to come out here so they can clean up what's left of the accident on the runway. again, it's metal debris body fluid. this has been majorly affecting traffic. for more on that, we go to sal. >> thank you very much. as you said, the traffic in the area is beginning to slow down. i want to show you a map of the area and how you may want to get around. you probably already know. southbound 280 to northbound 880 to southbound 101 is a pretty decent way to go. there's not a lot of traffic in this area.
strong and could be seen as far south as colorado. >> a san francisco cab company and local law firm are hoping to keep the city streets a little safe they are st. patrick's day. they are offering free rides between 10:00 tonight and 4:00 a.m. up tomorrow. up to $35 fares. you must mention byrd injury lawyers. sponsors of the program. >> new studies show areas rattled by earthquakes may be great places to hunted for gold. they published a report, when a quake strike it can turn water into gold. it happens before the quake rips off the fault which vaporizes the water. the vapor leaves behind gold and silica. after collecting for thousands of years the gold can add up to large deposits. >>> starving sea lion cubs are washing up on the shores and scientists are baffled to keep the pups alive. we do have few more days of sunny skies, but change is on the way. leigh glaser is up next with the accu-weather forecast. >> and the world baseball class sick down to the semi finals at at&t but without team u.s.a. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. se
were a distraction and a political lynching. but tonight a jail sentence looms for the tomorrower law make -- for the former lawmaker. we were in the courtroom for the guilty plea. >> reporter: the former supervisor agreed to the -- supervisor greeted a reporter on the way to court, but he didn't stop to talk under the advice of his attorney. the only talking he did was to a judge when he entered pleas to the series of the felony and misdemeanor charges that he lavishly spent public money on himself and used up to $136,000 in campaign contributions to feed his gambling addiction. >> guilty, guilty, guilty. >> reporter: that went on for seven more times. a total of seven charges guilty on all counts. >> i don't want you distracted by the political lynching. >> reporter: much different than him seen last fall as the president of the board of supervisors, reacting to media stories about his failure to report years worth of campaign contributions and how he used the accounting credit cards for dinners, drinks to casinos. he served on school boards, the san jose city council and board of s
-- resulting in a $2 million contract. >> may we ever justify that it's okay to break the law, that'll never happen. >> time will tell, but the information she's provided isn't accurate. >> employees were coerced. there was undue influence and the report documents that. >>> read told us he found it ironic only the african-american council members were cited but says he responded to the audit tor. >> he says the staff propoedzed a $6 million contract to a business outside the city without a competitive bid process. >> he says he only wanted to level the playing field. >> but in no way that i direct staff to issue an rfp to benefit a company. >>> council and the administration have to work to make sure everybody understands where the lines are. >> this first ever audit covers three years between 2009 and 2012. >> in oakland, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details on another investigation linked to councilman reed. ktvu news has obtained a report from a private investigator, including claims that the owner of urban recycling paid a consultant a thousand dollar a week. the investi
as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teacher accused of trying to drug toddler needed her care is facing criminal charges. prosecutors filed misdemeanor counts of attempted child endangerment and assault against her. a fellow teacher at morgan hill she saw her putting a sleep aid into sippy cups earlier this month. she supervised children one and
. she said her document proved they pro the law hen they directed staff to push a $2 million demolition contract at the oakland army base toward turner construction. the department claims they violated, reid and his staff members. >> this is clearly comersing and influencing the contracting process. >> i should have just voted on it and didn't open my mouth and speak out because now i'm bearing the brunt of the city auditor's report. >> the city attorney forwarded the audit to the alameda county district attorney's office. so far no charges have been filed. >>> a woman searching for her service dog after someone stole it on b.a.r.t. she and her dog archie riding home after an spca event. the pomeranian in a carrier next to her. somewhere between san francisco and san bruno she dozed off. when she woke up, archie and her carrier were gone. archie is trained to help people cope with anxiety. she's asking anyone who knows where he might be to please contact her. >>> a peninsula man facing dui charges after officers say he drove the wrong way on interstate 280 for about 14 miles at a speed
's part of a larger global law enforcement tweet-athon involving close to 30,000 police officers in the country. >> reporter: it has been a very, very long time but, the tom lantos tunnels are named after the beloved congressman who fought tooth and nail to fund this project. now the twin devil slides tunnels are done now, they will begin operating sometime on monday maybe tuesday. $440million two of the most earthquake resistant tunnels on earth. the high tech tunnels, 4,200 feet long each have features and are adorned to make them works of art as well. for the last business the linda mar ace business center and businesses on both sides the tupls approve 17 years ago will be at long last -- the tunnels approved 17 years ago will be at long last a reliability god send. >> we don't have to worry about it being shut down for six months. where he got a good lesson of what percentage of our customers come from south of the slide. >> reporter: highway 1 is not just a local road it is a major highway that feeds money into dozens of communities. a the tunnel is fully open late monday ea
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